Also it must be remembered that there
is hardly a single commonplace of such universal
application that it will fit any actual case, unless
some special link is provided to connect it with
the subject: otherwise it will seem to have been
tacked on to the speech, not interwoven in its
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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